September 2010 | Monitor on PsychologyVol. 41 No. 8
On the Cover: Minds at risk
The recession's toll on children
Low-income children are more likely to develop cognitive deficits, undermining their chances for successful lives. New psychological interventions could help protect them.
Maureen Black's commitment to helping poor children inspires her to move seamlessly among the worlds of research, practice and policy.
Paul Bloom tells us why we want original works by Chagall and not just prints.
Margaret Washburn insisted that animal consciousness could be experimentally studied.
Psychologists' research points the way to healing after the Gulf oil spill.
Arizona's immigration law will likely harm police-community relations and increase stereotyping and prejudice, psychologists say.
State psychological associations are expanding their outreach on gay rights and other public interest issues.
Randomized clinical trials have their place, but critics argue that researchers would get better results if they also embraced other methodologies.
An e-conference continues the dialogue on how to ready undergraduate students for a changing world.
APA's Education Directorate looks back at its successes since its founding in 1990.
APA’s congressional fellow, Judith Glassgold, spent a year on Capitol Hill, learning about the legislative process and health-care reform.
Association ties can advance your career by connecting with leaders and new ideas.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE
'APA tells a sad but important story about what our immigration laws are doing to the children,’ says key lawmaker.
ON YOUR BEHALF
What APA is doing for you.